I have both type 1 and type 2. I have never had a cold sore or fever blister on my mouth/face but i have had blisters below the belt...does that mean I have had a type 2 outbreak? or could it have been type 1 genital outbreak or maybe both? If i don't have an outbreak on my mouth or face does it mean I can still transmit the virus threw my... Read more
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I just found out I have herpes and I am completely devasted. When I first experienced symptoms my gyno misdiagnosed me; she told me it was just a really bad staph infection. At the time she took cultures, which I later learned showed I had the virus. However, my gyno never told me and a year goes by until I get another outbreak.... Read more
I have had HSV-1 swab test come up positive in April of this year. Its been tough at times but then there are times when I forget I have it. I think I might have had 2 outbreaks since April but I also think they could just be rashes. My last diagnosed outbreak also could have been a rash I scratched too much causing it... Read more
I was just diagnosed this past week. I'm trying to get as much information as I can. I'm a single mother of two wonderful children and am downright scared. I will see a counselor this next week and then go in for a re-exam in a week. I keep hoping that I'm going to wake up, but it's not happening. I already had a hard time finding a man that... Read more
I'm 63 - have been positive for HSV2 for about 5 months. It has been many things to me - scary, embarrassing, sickening (literally), depressing, and generally life altering.
I've had a healthy and abundant sex life since I was a teen - but now much of that has changed and tho I'm very healthy, I'm not interested in sex as I was 5... Read more